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Special Populations Coordinator FT FCC

Special Populations Coordinator FT FCC

Special Populations Coordinator

  Student Success

                                              Floyd County Campus


Georgia Northwestern Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Special Populations Coordinator. The Special Populations Coordinator will provide services and activities to prepare special populations students for high skill, high wage, high demand careers leading to self-sufficiency. This position will require travel to all six GNTC campuses, occasional evening and weekend hours and occasional overnight travel for professional development.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Manages special populations budget funds; monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with service agreements; ensures program compliance with current year Perkins Plan.
  • Plans and schedules workshops across all seven campuses, including the Aviation Campus for program students; schedules dates and workshop locations.
  • Coordinates the operations of the Student Resource Centers on every campus, which includes the food pantries and clothing closets.
  • Participates in Technical College System of Georgia peer group meetings.
  • Oversees the textbook lending library program.
  • Makes classroom visits on all campuses to ensure students and faculty are aware of programming.
  • Attends monthly Program Directors meetings of programs outlined by the Perkins Grant guidelines.
  • Develops community partnerships and collaborative arrangements across all nine service counties.
  • Maintain a knowledge of all GNTC program requirements to ensure accurate advisement and registration.
  • Develop and prepare materials, such as brochures, handouts, general information summaries, manuals, and training documents.
  • Identify and refer students to appropriate on-campus and off-campus resources for assistance with academic and personal concerns.
  • Knowledge of GNTC process and procedures to respond to student needs for information.
  • Knowledge of Perkins Plan Requirements, including student populations being service by Special Populations.
  • Assists with DEI education and programming for GNTC Faculty, Staff, and Students.
  • Assists with Student Success Department events across all campuses.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Knowledge of curriculum and program development and evaluation.

Ability to research and collect necessary information.

Ability to develop training courses.

Ability to conduct a needs analysis.

Ability to coordinate workshop and conferences.

Ability to advise staff on curriculum development, materials usage and implementation procedures.

Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.

Oral and written communication skills.

Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

Decision making and problem-solving skills.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and Two (2) years of related experience.

Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field. Goal setting and strategic planning experience. Experience at any TCSG institution. Knowledge of the Perkins Grant requirements, specifically the guidelines of the Special Populations Program. Knowledge and experience in the use of the Internet, email, and Microsoft Office. Ability to prioritize multi-tasks, demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, and possess effective interpersonal skills in order to work well with students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Physical Demands: 

Work is typically performed in a classroom or office environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects to a light to medium weight. Full range of hand and finger motion may be utilized for data entry purposes.

If the job involves driving, physical requirements include the ability to operate a vehicle and sit for extended periods.


Salary: $49,921 – $52,000


If this is a part-time position, no benefits are available. If this is a full-time position, benefits include: 13 paid State holidays, annual and sick leave, paid parental leave, a State of Georgia benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, etc. A choice of two retirement systems: Teachers Retirement System of Georgia or the Employee’s Retirement System of Georgia based upon position and 401K options.

Application Deadline: Position opened until filled.

Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college. Some positions may require a motor vehicle record search, credit history and drug screen. No phone calls or emails please.

A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any violation or questions can be directed to Elizabeth Barksdale, Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator (Employees), Office I104, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6592; Brittany Elrod, Director of Accessibility Services, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Title IX/Equity Coordinator (Students), Office A127C, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6908. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Administrative

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